(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper (Psychology) 2015

(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper (Psychology) 2015

Time- 3 Hours

Max. Marks-70

General instructions

 All questions are compulsory and answers should be brief and to the point.
 Marks for each question are indicated against it.
 Question No 1-10 in Part A are multiple choice questions carrying 1 mark each. You are expected to answer them as directed.
 Question No. 11-16 in Part B are very short answer questions carrying 2 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 30 words.
 Question No. 17-20 in Part C are short answer type-I questions carrying 3 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 60 words.
 Question No. 21-26 in Part D are short answer type-II questions carrying 4 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 100 words.
 Question No 27and 28 in Part E are long answer type questions carrying 6 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 200 words.


Q1.An individual uses past experiences creatively to solve novel problems; thus integrating different experiences in an original way to make new discoveries and inventions. Such an individual is said to be high on _________intelligence: 1

a) Componential
b) Contextual
c) Analytical
d) Experiential

Q2. Rohit exhibits strong aggressive tendencies but often complains of other people acting in an excessively aggressive way. Identify the defense mechanism. 1

a) Rationalisation
b) Denial
c) Reaction formation
d) Projection

Q3.A student blames his friends for his poor performance rather than devoting time towards studies. He is said to be using: 1

a) Problem focused coping
b) Emotion focused coping
c) Task oriented strategy
d) Avoidance oriented strategy

Q4.Shashi seldom leaves her home. She works out of her home office, has friends visit her at home and has most things delivered to her at home too. The idea of going to movies, a public park or eating out scares her. Such symptoms are typical of:- 1

a) Obsessive compulsive Disorder
b) Agoraphobia
c) Social Phobia
d) Panic Disorder

Q5.An adolescent feels very strongly that no one loves him or cares for him. This is having an impact on his well being. Which form of therapy would be most suitable for him to overcome this problem? 1

a) Psychodynamic therapy
b) Behaviour therapy
c) Cognitive therapy
d) Biomedical therapy

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